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The Best of Lapland at Scandi Travel


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We have said it before and we will say it again: Scandi Travel is the premium local tour operator for the Baltic Region. From Lapland and the Arctic Circle to the Imperial City of St Petersburg; from Helsinki to Stockholm and Tallinn via the Baltic Sea, there is no better way to explore this magical […]

Romantic Things to Do in Lapland

22 Jul

Scandi Travel caters to travellers of all types and we are always excited to introduce our clients to the delights of the North. Lapland is a wonderland for couples, with many a romantic experience to be enjoyed, whether you’re an active traveller or more at home snuggled in a cosy cabin. Here are some of […]

The Siida Sami Museum in Lapland

15 Jul
Siida Sami Museum in Inari

There are so many things to enjoy on Lapland holidays, with everything from visiting Santa Claus and going on a snowmobile safari to cultural treats like visiting a reindeer farm.   One fantastic activity which we recommend to visitors to Lapland who are interested in the culture of the region is a day trip to […]

Top Lapland Activities for Families

Lapland Activities for Families

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Lapland Activities for Families: it’s not just a unique wilderness in the far corner of the world; it’s a veritable cornucopia of amazing experiences and things to do. Whether you’re a lone-adventurer, a couple on a romantic getaway, or a family group travelling with children, you will find the perfect tourist experience in this northern […]

A Winter Fairy Tale in Lapland

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It may be summer in the Northern Hemisphere, but now is the time to look ahead and book winter holidays to Lapland for the coming Christmas season. Finnish Lapland is in the far north of the country, and is home to not only the indigenous Sami, nomadic tribal peoples who have lived here and been […]

The North Pole– Separating Facts from Fantasy

22 Jan
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Holidays to Lapland invariably include the ceremonial crossing of the Arctic Circle – and physical arrival at the region of the North Pole. The land of Santa Claus and all things mystical, there are many myths and misconceptions about the North Pole. The North Pole is the earth’s northernmost point; exactly opposite the South Pole. […]

Reindeer – A Finnish Icon. Lapland Holidays

06 Jan
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Not simply the creatures that pull Santa’s sleigh, reindeer are an iconic creature in Finnish Lapland. A highlight of Lapland holidays is to take a reindeer-drawn sleigh ride, and a visit to a reindeer farm offers an even more comprehensive look at these gentle and majestic Arctic mammals. It is believed that reindeer were perhaps […]

Lapland Holidays: a Different Vacation!

07 Dec
Winter packages in Lapland

The northern hemisphere enjoys winter over the Christmas season and the New Year; those fortunate enough to vacation at this time of year will invariably travel to warmer climes to escape the cold – unless, of course, snowsports hold appeal, in which case there are dozens of ski resorts in many countries to explore and […]

The Sami People of Lapland. Lapland trips

24 Nov
Visit Lapland to see Sami people

Lapland Trips are very appealing for the natural wonders and amazing scenery. What many tourists don’t consider is the fact that Lapland is the traditional homeland of the unique and rich culture of the Sami People. The Sami (formerly referred to by the non-politically correct term, Lapps) are the only indigenous people within the European […]

Why Book With Scandi Travel?

09 Nov
Visa Free tour to St.Petersburg with Scandi Travel

Scandi Travel is your premier independent Nordic Tour and Travel Company. For unique and luxury trips, tours, accommodation, transport, and amazing experiences right across the Baltic, we are here to deliver. Whether you aspire to cruise the canals of St Petersburg, sleep under the Northern Lights in Lapland, or cruise across the Baltic Sea to […]

Festivals and Events in Finnish Lapland

05 Nov
Events in Finland

For locals and visitors embarking on Lapland trips, there is a wide and varied range of annual events and festivals held in the region to enjoy. Particularly in Finnish Lapland, cultural festivals celebrating every conceivable activity are held across the nation and take the best advantage of the pristine and expansive natural environment, which is […]

Finnish Lapland – City Bases for Tours

28 Oct
Skiing in Levi

Lapland holidays are guaranteed experiences of winter wonderland magic and natural outdoor delights. Some tours to this region depart from Helsinki; there are, however, plenty of great reasons to make one of Lapland’s town centres your base from which to embark on day trips, tours, and other explorations of the region. There are some fantastic […]